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  1. Greek and Roman Consolations

    Greek and Roman Consolations: Eight studies of a tradition and its afterlife [Hardback]

    H. Baltussen (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781905125562
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    In the Ancient World death came – on average - at a far earlier age than in today’s West, and without the authoritative warnings given by modern medicine. Consolation for the trauma of loss had, accordingly, a more pro... .... Learn More
  2. Menander: Eleven Plays

    Menander: Eleven Plays [Paperback]

    Colin Austin (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780956838124
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary
    Volume: 37
    Colin Austin, Professor of Greek at Cambridge University 1998–2008, was one of the world’s foremost experts in the reconstruction and interpretation of Greek comedy. When he died in August 2010, he was working towards ... .... Learn More
  3. The Poetics of Consent

    The Poetics of Consent: Collective Decision Making and the Iliad [Hardback]

    David F. Elmer (Author)

    £28.50

    ISBN: 9781421408262
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    The Poetics of Consent breaks new ground in Homeric studies by interpreting the Iliad's depictions of political action in terms of the poetic forces that shaped the Iliad itself. Arguing that consensus is a central theme of the ep... .... Learn More
  4. Tragedy and Archaic Greek Thought

    Tragedy and Archaic Greek Thought [Hardback]

    D. L. Cairns (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781905125579
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    Eight leading contemporary interpreters of Classical Greek tragedy here explore its relation to the thought of the Archaic Period. Prominent topics are the nature and possibility of divine justice; the influence of the gods on hum... .... Learn More
  5. New Epigrams of Palladas

    New Epigrams of Palladas: A Fragmentary Papyrus Codex (P.CtYBR inv. 4000 [Hardback]

    Kevin Wilkinson (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780979975851
    Published by : American Society of Papyrologists
    Series: AMERICAN STUDIES IN PAPYROLOGY
    Volume: 52
    P.CtYBR inv. 4000, owned by Yale University's Beinecke Library, is a fragmentary papyrus codex that comprises parts of six bifolia (24 pages) and contains Greek elegiac epigrams. Of the approximately 60 epigrams that are partially... .... Learn More
  6. Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

    Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry [Hardback]

    Oivind Andersen (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780521194976
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book sets out to disentangle the complex chronology of early Greek epic poetry, which includes Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of these texts is characterized by a rather uniform language and many recurring themes... .... Learn More
  7. Inscribed Athenian Laws and Decrees 352/ 1-322/ 1 BC

    Inscribed Athenian Laws and Decrees 352/ 1-322/ 1 BC: Epigraphical Essays [Hardback]

    Stephen Lambert (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9789004209312
    Published by : Brill Academic Publishers
    This book collects eighteen previously published papers which make contributions to the study of the inscribed laws and decrees of the city of Athens, 352/1-322/1 BC. The papers, which are based on fresh comprehensive autopsy of the stones and s... .... Learn More
  8. Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic

    Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic [Hardback]

    Deborah Beck (Author)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9780292738805
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    In this original study Deborah Beck analyses the full range of methods of speech representation, placing a new weight on non-direct speech. She examines the complex and overlapping functions of each form of speech representation, ... .... Learn More
  9. Reading the Victory Ode

    Reading the Victory Ode [Hardback]

    Peter Agocs (Editor); C. Carey (Editor); Richard Rawles (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781107007871
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This collection of essays by international experts examines the victory ode from a range of angles: its genesis and evolution, the nature of the commissioning process, the patrons, context of performance and re-performance, and t... .... Learn More
  10. Language and Linguistic Contact in Ancient Sicily

    Language and Linguistic Contact in Ancient Sicily [Hardback]

    Olga Tribulato (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107029316
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Within the field of ancient bilingualism, Sicily represents a unique terrain for analysis as a result of its incredibly rich linguistic history, in which 'colonial' languages belonging to branches as diverse as Italic (Oscan and L... .... Learn More

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